100 Days of Action: Trump vs. Seattle

During President Trump’s first 100 days in office, he’s pursued policies of division and exclusion, whereas Seattle has continued to push ahead with progressive vision for a more inclusive city and country. Comparing 100 Day Actions:

Affordable Housing

Trump Action:

  • Proposed de-funding the Community Development Block Grant
  • Proposed reduced funding for HUD

Seattle Action:

Public Safety

Trump Action:

  • Threatened to de-fund “Sanctuary Cities”
  • Pulled back on consent decrees covering police reform

Seattle Action:

Homelessness

Trump Action:

  • De-funded the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

Seattle Action:

Transportation

Trump Action:

  • Proposed de-funding EPA
  • Rolled back vehicle efficiency standards

Seattle Action:

Climate Change

Trump Action:

  • Threatened to leave Paris Climate Accord
  • Nominated a climate-change denier to lead EPA

Seattle Action:

Immigration

Trump Action:

  • Discriminatory travel ban on individuals traveling from predominantly Muslim countries
  • Threatened to de-fund so-called “sanctuary cities” that serve all residents
  • Had ICE ramp up immigration raids, including some resulting in deportation of Dreamers without due process

Seattle Action:

Civil Rights

Trump Action:

  • Rescinded rules on bathrooms protecting transgender students

Seattle Action:

Economic Development

Trump Action:

  • Took credit for job creation begun under previous administration
  • Proposed massive tax cuts for wealthy and health care bill that would leave 24 million more people without coverage

Seattle Action:

Women’s Equality

Trump Action:

  • Included language to de-fund Planned Parenthood in Trump Care

Seattle Action:

Other

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